Latest Space News
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:33:48 +0000
NASA is planning to replace its two-decade-old virtual institute devoted to astrobiology with a looser network of research teams, a move the agency said reflects the maturity of the field but which has some scientists concerned. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 04:53:41 +0000
Rocket Lab successfully launched its Electron rocket Nov. 10 on a long-delayed first commercial mission for the small launch vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 04:21:24 +0000
NASA signed an agreement in September with a foundation to support initial studies of a privately funded mission to a potentially habitable moon of Saturn. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:02:53 +0000
The Trump administration’s desire to establish a Space Force could be in jeopardy next year after Democrats assume control of the House, while the departure of a key House appropriator could spell trouble for NASA missions to the potentially habitable moon of Europa. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:49:52 +0000
NASA has certified SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch the agency’s most important science missions, giving the agency new options that could result in lower costs. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:00:37 +0000
Building and launching spacecraft sometimes gets so much attention that the ground segment — user terminals, command and control systems and network operations —isn’t always ready even after a satellite is in space. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:23:49 +0000
Ryals suggested a Space Development Agency could be helpful in providing a single voice for military space requirements. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:03:49 +0000
The Canadian military, already a partner on two U.S. military satellite communications systems, is in discussions to use a third constellation that was until recently a U.S.-only system. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:02:55 +0000
Grason: “We’re seeing a different type of support to get after the transformation, to elevate commercial satcom to where it needs to be, as vital infrastructure." SpaceNews.com
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:09:00 +0000
SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said Nov. 7 that his company will attempt an orbital flight of a reusable version of a Falcon 9 upper stage by the middle of next year to test technologies for the company’s next-generation launch vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 21:45:28 +0000
After completing the purchase of Sea Launch in April, S7 Group now views expendable rockets as uncompetitive. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 17:09:05 +0000
DARPA has identified eight sites in the United States that it plans to use for a commercial launch competition, a selection that addresses one of the major concerns of potential competitors. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:49:31 +0000
Air Force satcom buyer Tom Becht: "We see a lot of independent commercial offerings. They are all good. But it would be nice if we could figure out how to do this from an enterprise perceptive.” SpaceNews.com
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:23:25 +0000
Commercial satellite technology is developing so fast, Britain’s Ministry of Defense isn’t certain its next-generation program will keep pace with what the future holds. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:17:13 +0000
The chairman of the House appropriations committee that funds NASA lost his reelection bid Nov. 6 as Democrats won a majority in the chamber, while a leading Senate Democrat on space policy appeared to lose his race for another term. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 02:40:27 +0000
A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a European weather satellite Nov. 6, completing a constellation of polar-orbiting satellites and providing additional reassurance about the reliability of the Soyuz. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 23:18:36 +0000
A startup company with plans to develop orbiting propellant depots will fly an experiment to the International Space Station next month to demonstrate some of its key technologies. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:16:54 +0000
Julian Knight, head of the MoD’s networks delivery team, said Skynet 6 is at a “crossroads." SpaceNews.com
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 21:16:05 +0000
Stratolaunch has performed the first test-firing of a key component of a rocket engine it is developing as the company presses ahead despite the death of its founder and principal funder. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 20:58:41 +0000
The Italian Ministry of Defense may use two satellites to replace a single existing satellite so that it can use the Italian-led Vega C or Vega E rocket, according to a defense official. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
18918 cvs - 872 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Spacecraft Controller

    Printer Friendly

     


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:18-04-2017
     Last Modified:18-04-2017 (05:39)
    Job information
     Current job:Spacecraft Controller
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsPio Losco is an Aerospace Engineer with a strong background in LEO Satellite operations. For More than 2 years he has been taking responsibility as S/C Controller for the satellite operations (METOP-A, METOP-B) -as well as data processing services (PDGS)-
    CV

    WORK EXPERIENCE

     

    FROM SEPTEMBER 2016 to JANUARY 2017

     

    Temporary Support – EUMETSAT Multi Mission Dissemination Team

    Serco Services GmbH – Darmstadt, Germany

    Developing and maintaining Operational Interface Control Documents (OICDs);

    Interaction with service providers and operational interfaces;

    Attending technical meetings to report on recent operations.

    Business or sector Space Engineering / Earth Observation

    FROM August 2015  to OCTOBER 2016

    Spacecraft and System Controller for EUMETSAT - Sentinel 3 / Copernicus

    Serco Services GmbH – Darmstadt, Germany

    Supporting operations preparation (SVTs), S/C commissioning and routine phases;

    Contingency investigation and analysis for both the S/C and the System (MCS, PDGS);

    Adapting ESA Flight Operations Procedures to the operations concepts valid in EUMETSAT;

    Use of the simulator based on SimSat, mainly to develop and validate S/C procedures;

    Assisting the analysis of the in-flight satellite subsystems and payload (SCOS-2000).

    Business or sector Satellite & Space Engineering Operations / Communications

    FROM September 2014 TO PRESENT DAY

    Spacecraft and Ground Segment Controller for EUMETSAT – EPS

    Serco Services GmbH – Darmstadt, Germany

    Supporting real-time mission control operations, including data production/dissemination;

    Operating the ground stations in order to support EUMETSAT and NOAA satellites;

    Support planning and scheduling system and satellite operations;

    Interacting with partner agencies and experts ensuring that operations run efficiently;

    Processing improvements concerning the Controller Team training and interfaces.

    Business or sector Satellite & Space Engineering Operations / Communications

    FROM MARCH 2014 to SEPTEMBER 2014

    Master Thesis: “Analysis of the first tangential mode in a cylindrical rocket engine combustion chamber equipped with an absorber"

    DLR  - Institute for Space Propulsion – Lampoldshausen, Germany

    Investigation of the acoustic instabilities analytical problem;

    Algorithm implementation to analyse experimental results and set up of a MATLAB model;

    Participation in technical and progress meetings providing inputs and reports.

    Business or sector Space Engineering / Propulsion / Acoustic.

    FROM SEPTEMBER 2013 to MARCH 2014

    Pre Phase A report: “Remote sensing of Mediterranean Area with small satellites”

    Structure department, Aerospace Eng. , University of Pisa ,Italy

    Identification of the system concepts to comply with the mission statement;

    Resources and technical/programmatic constraints analysis;

    Initiation of pre-development activities for the Space Segment: mass and power budget estimation and subsystems preliminary design (Power, Thermal, TT&C and AOCS).

    Business or sector Space Engineering / Earth Observation

     

    EDUCATION

     

    July 2015

    Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering                    (mark:  2:1)

    EQF: 7

    University of Pisa, Italy

    Thermal Fluid Science, Spaceflight Mechanics and Astronautics, Plasma Physics, Propulsion

    July 2012

    Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering

    EQF: 6

    University of Pisa, Italy

    Mathematic, Physic, Fluid Dynamic, Acoustics, Science of Constructions and Structures

     

    PERSONAL SKILLS

     

     

    Mother tongue(s)

    Italian

    Other language(s)

    English, German (basic), French (basic)

    Communication skills

    Proven ability to well fit in an operations team mainly matured in EUMETSAT where it is essential the cooperation between people with different skills and nationalities.

    Effective communication, especially during a contingency scenario, and coordination of service providers, operational facilities, partner agencies and experts (current work);

    Effective presentation capabilities (two certifications as controller, master thesis, exams, participation in technical meetings).

    Organisational / managerial skills

    Fast learner, strong performer in different contests (certified on 2 space missions in 1 year);

    Capable of organize the work ahead of a deadline (thesis finished 1 month earlier at DLR);

    Analytical/systematic mind-set, ability to manage a large amount of data (MSc Engineering);

    Disposition towards complex systems (avionics, vibro-acoustic, propulsion);

    Strong aptitude in technical problem solving (innovations developed for the current team);

    Ability to multi-task efficiently (working on multiple missions and activities).

    Job-related skills

    Spacecraft in-flight operations preparation (SVT, commissioning) and routine operations;

    Ground segment facilities monitoring and control;

    System contingency monitoring, mitigation and reporting (anomaly investigation, etc...);

    Writing and maintaining the corresponding operations documentation and procedures;

    Familiarity with the ECSS ( ECSS-E-70-41A [PUS], ECSS-M-ST-10C [Project planning] ).

     

    Digital competence

    SELF-ASSESSMENT

    Information processing

    Communication

    Content creation

    Safety

    Problem solving

     

    Proficient user

    Proficient user

    Independent User

    Proficient user

    proficient user

     

    Levels: Basic user  - Independent user  -  Proficient user                                    Digital competences - Self-assessment grid

     

    Good/Expert:  MATLAB, ANSYS®,CATIA® V5, Microsoft Office and  MacOS applications;

    Good:              EPOCH, SCOS2000, PYTHON;

    Poor/Basic:     C++, HTML, Access.

     

    Other skills

    Teaching: I regularly provide support  to a group of university students as tutor in Physics;

    Journalism: I help young students of my ex-lyceum keeping updated their local newspaper.

    Driving licence

    B

     


    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!

     

    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert

     

    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at sales@space-careers.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you accordingly. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

     

    Subscriptions

     

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.

     

    VAT:

    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)

     

    Support:

    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.

     

    Warning:

    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics